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Landfill Bioreactor Design & Operation - Debra R. Reinhart

Landfill Bioreactor Design & Operation

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Published: 1st January 1998
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Using biotechnology to help control and recirculate landfill by-products can mitigate costs, shorten the time needed to process solid waste, and ease the typical ecological damage to the land being used. This first-of-its-kind book provides readers with information that supports the utility of landfill biore-actors and provides design and operating criteria essential for the successful application of this technology.-- Describes the advantages of biore-actor technology -- accelerated waste stabilization rates, enhanced gas production, facilitated leachate management, volume reduction, and minimized long-term liability-- Brings together information that will help creators of future biore-actor systems benefit from the lessons gained from previous work-- Uses case studies to describe design and operation issues and to discuss the potential of landfill mining as a method to recover treated waste materials and to reuse bioreactor cells-- Provides drawings, tables, and references that aid the reader in making difficult decisions about waste management

Introductionp. 1
Modern Landfill Fundamentalsp. 7
Landfill Bioreactor Studiesp. 25
Full-Scale Experiences with Bioreactor Landfills - Case Studiesp. 61
The Hydrodynamics of Leachate Recirculating Landfillsp. 85
The Impact of Leachate Recirculation of Leachate and Gas Characteristicsp. 105
Landfill Bioreactor Designp. 117
Landfill Bioreactor Operationp. 137
Materials Recovery and Reuse for Bioreactor Landfillsp. 155
Referencesp. 169
Indexp. 177
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ISBN: 9781566702591
ISBN-10: 1566702593
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st January 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1